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Standards-Based Grading as Explained by Cupcakes

This teacher has a delicious approach for helping explain the difference between a 1, 2, 3 and a 4.

Published: August 9, 2019
Topics: Assessement & Accountability
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Policy Conditions in Action: Vision for Student Success in South Carolina

Within our framework, we highlight early adopter states like South Carolina to illustrate policy conditions.

Published: August 7, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Pursuing Future Visions: Minding the Gaps

One of the most exciting parts of exploring the future of learning is identifying what we want from the future...

Published: August 5, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Personalized Learning Focuses on Growth – Not Grades

Students are empowered to grow in a personalized, competency-based learning environment.

Published: August 1, 2019
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Solving Problems Without Making Judgments

A modified fish bowl discussion is a cross between problem-solving and information gathering – and the practice gives everyone a...

Published: July 31, 2019
Topics: Overcoming Challenges
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Designing for Human-Centered Learning

Human-centered learning could be the next horizon of personalized learning.

Published: July 30, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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This Ohio District is Seeing Parallel Gains in Students’ Sense of Hope and Their Academic Achievement

In Marysville schools, they're tracking progress by asking students to complete the Student Experience Survey.

Published: July 29, 2019
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Rethinking Discipline at the North Dakota Youth Correctional Center

A personalized, reflective approach to behavior management aims to keep students in the classroom.

Published: July 26, 2019
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One Teacher Makes the Case for Personalized Learning

Nolen Peterson worried personalized learning might be a fad, and that’s why his district welcomed his voice in their implementation.

Published: July 24, 2019
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Policy Conditions in Action: Collaborative Leadership in North Dakota

Within our framework, we highlight early adopter states like North Dakota to illustrate policy conditions.

Published: July 23, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
Article
Will We Make the Future of Learning Equitable?

Some traditional structures and practices persist for good reasons, but others perpetuate inequities that have plagued our education systems and...

Published: July 22, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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How Personalized Learning Supports Students as Individuals

In a personalized, competency-based learning environment, students learn how they learn and teachers are more important than ever.

Published: July 18, 2019
Article
Students Deserve to Follow Their Passions – in This North Dakota District, They Can

Students at the Personalized Learning Academy don’t just explore their passions – they discover new ones.

Published: July 16, 2019
Topics: Social Emotional Learning
Article
Core Commitments for Quality Transformation to Personalized Learning

Read about four core commitments that state leaders should be mindful of for quality transformation to personalized learning.

Published: July 9, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
Article
Bridging the Future and Today: Launching a Strategy Guide for the Future of Learning

Our new strategy guide provides a framework for taking action with the future in mind.

Published: July 8, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Video
Personalized Learning Helps Teachers and Students Realize Their Potential

In Johnston, South Carolina, personalized learning is helping to ensure that students graduate ready.

Published: July 4, 2019
Topics: Helping Teachers
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What Personalized Learning Can Do – According to a Tenth Grader

With the support of her band teacher, Silver Anderson is pursuing an independent study to compose her own music.

Published: July 2, 2019
Article
Museums Can Take on Learning Ecosystem Leadership

Community-based learning organizations like museums have a critical role to play in learning.

Published: July 1, 2019
Topics: Community Partnerships, Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Article
Equity and Education Policy: Ensuring Personalized Learning Opportunities for All Students

Equity needs to be a driving factor in how education policy recommendations are shaped.

Published: June 28, 2019
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
Article
Meeting Kids Where They Are Through Outdoor Education

There are community partners, including parks and their staff, available to help us take learning out of the classroom.

Published: June 27, 2019
Publication
Navigating the Future of Learning: A Strategy Guide

This strategy guide is designed to help K-12 educators, postsecondary education institutions and community-based learning organizations take action with the...

Published: June 26, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
Article
Could Learners and Educators Experience Amplified Voice and Impact?

Amplified voice and impact means new ways in which learners’ and educators’ influence could be extended as the result of...

Published: June 24, 2019
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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What Happens When Our Youngest Citizens Become Our Most Vocal Citizens

Ten-year-old Madelyn saw a need in her community for a sidewalk, so she made it happen.

Published: June 21, 2019
Topics: Building Partnerships, Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Students Find Their Strengths Through Personalized Learning

See how one teacher’s perspective on how personalized learning empowers her students.

Published: June 20, 2019